Quantum Computing

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Quantum computing is the future, and Yale researchers are paving the way to this technologically advanced world with groundbreaking research into correcting the errors that might hinder the speed of these new machines and using light, in the form of trapped microwave photons, to function as quantum bits (qubits). Quantum computing will make it possible to process information at incredible speeds using qubits instead of binary digits, or bits. Yale researchers are developing qubits and have provided the first demonstration of quantum computing algorithms in an electronic circuit. And Yale researchers also built the world’s first rudimentary solid-state quantum processor, a device that looks and feels like a conventional microprocessor.